"Karate" has its roots in Okinawa but it is now said to have enthusiasts around the world.
Okinawa Karate Kaikan's 6 roles are to preserve,
inherit and develop Okinawan Karate as a unique culture whilst telling people both in and outside Japan that
"Okinawa is the birthplace of Karate," and to be a facility that can be used as a place to learn the essence of Karate.
This is a dojo for Karate with 4 courts for competition.There are 380 seats for visitors, and it can be used for Karate competitions and events, of course, as well as functions for activities besides Karate. On the 2nd floor there are special viewing seats for wheelchairs. （1,278 ㎡）
A room for the purpose of Karate training and exercising. Karate training tools can also be rented, and it can also be used for Karate programs with a small number of participants. (185 ㎡)
Can be used for a wide variety of purposes, such as lectures in the form of seminars related to Okinawan Karate, gatherings and conferences of people associated with Karate, as well as for things besides Karate such as dance and other lessons and as an event venue. (195 ㎡ x2 rooms)
We exhibit items related to Okinawan Karate. We exhibit a wide variety of items, from specialized information aimed at Karatekas, to content aimed at beginners and ordinary visitors. There is also a Karate experience corner and an image theater, where you can learn about Karate in a casual manner.
We sell original goods that can only be purchased here.
This is a space where you can purchase and enjoy food and drink.
You can search free of charge the websites of Okinawa Karate Kaikan, Okinawa Prefecture and others, for a variety of information on Okinawa.
Visitors can read Karate books free of charge. Please sign in at the front entrance of the research room.
A dojo made with a red tiled roof symbolizing the status of Okinawa as the birthplace of Karate and wooden walls. Separate from ordinary use, it can be used for tests of promotion to a higher rank (dan) of high level practitioners and other demonstrations and displays for the Karate Day. (91 ㎡)
A square located between the dojo and exhibition facilities. It can be used for Karate events, of course, but also for local events related to things besides Karate.
Parking is available for 100 normal cars and 4 motor coaches.